Dr. Levent Sümer was graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Civil Engineering Department. He got his master’s degree in construction management from Illinois Institute of Technology, and he holds a Ph.D. degree from Bogazici University with the interest-free financing model he developed for large investment projects by combining interest-free real estate capital market instruments with pension funds. Dr. Sumer is currently Faculty Member at Istinye University. Before joining Istinye University Dr. Sumer worked more than 17 years for reputable real estate companies at top management positions. Dr Sumer is the co-founder and the Chairman of the International Project Management Institute (UPYE) which was founded in 2010 to extend the project management knowledge in Turkey. He is also a PMP (Project Management Professional) certificate holder from PMI Project Management Institute and a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Dr. Sumer has also been part-time lecturing at different universities including Bogazici University. As a guest lecturer and a keynote speaker, he has also given many lectures and speeches at many reputable organizations. Real estate, construction management, global funds, Islamic funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, strategic management, corporate governance and political economy are his interests and research areas. Dr. Sumer is married, and he is the father of his lovely daughter.
Research Areas: Project Management, Real Estate Finance, Islamic Finance, Finansal Yönetim, Uluslararası Politik Ekonomi, Stratejik Yönetim
Main Areas: Finans, Gayrimenkul Değerleme ve Finansmanı, İslami Finans,
SÜMER LEVENT,ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Finansal Araştırmalar ve Çalışmalar Dergisi, 12(22), 249-266.
SÜMER LEVENT. Journal of Business Economics and Finance, 2019(4), 215-222.
SÜMER LEVENT,ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Uluslararası İslam Ekonomisi ve Finansı Araştırmaları Dergisi, 2019(2), 23-48.